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DREAM BIG Business Art Journal

You will be guided through creative exercises in painting, collage, and doodling during this workshop to build your “Dream B.I.G.” creative business art journal. This inspiration NOTEBOOK will be filled with colorful pages ready for you to brainstorm your dreams, lists, goals, images, and ideas to promote YOU. It’s never too late to DREAM BIG. This workshop is designed to go hand-in-hand with my DISCOVERING Y.O.U. art marketing class but you may also take the class independently if you’d like to learn how to create an art journal. $40 materials/kit fee, payable to the instructor, includes:
  • DREAM BIG art journal kit - this is a paper/fabric kit with creative inserts, tabs, stickers and collage sheets for your journal.
  • Acrylic or watercolor paint
  • Tulip fashion graffiti/fabric sprays
  • Tulip Slick dimensional paint
  • Printing plate
  • Mark making tool kit
  • Paper towels
  • Collage Pauge
  • India ink
  • Gesso
  • Miscellaneous paint brushes
  • Sharpie markers/Sakura gel pens/Prismacolor pencils
  • Colored masking tape
  • Freezer paper
  • Bookbinding tools - needles/waxed polyester/binder clips/awl
  • Metal rulers
  • Pens/markers/crayons/oil pastels
  • Stamps/stencils
Students should bring to class:
  • 20 sheets miscellaneous papers up to 12"x18" (examples: heavy drawing paper, copy paper, newsprint, black/white Xerox copies, watercolor, graph paper, envelopes, maps, USPS/Fedex tyvec envelopes, manila folders, magazine pictures, black paper, cardboard, ledger paper, painted papers, newspaper… things you have collected. Try not to buy any new paper.)
  • Two 1” foam brushes
  • Plastic paint scraper (old hotel key)
  • Fine tip black permanent pen (any brand—Faber Castell, Sharpie, Copic or Pigma)
  • Soft rubber brayer adhesive - glue stick, Scotch brand OR Tombow roller double sided adhesive)
  • Water container
  • Painting smock
  • Scissors
  • A collection of you...fabric remnants, photos, beads, color card swatches. Bring a few items that will fit in a quart size ziploc bag.

Additional materials fee: $40